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2014/07/29 19:15
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AUGUSTA, Maine — More than 70 people called on the LePage administration Tuesday to require disclosure of potentially dangerous chemicals commonly found in consumer products. At a hearing before the...
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AUGUSTA (AP) — The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is set to hold a public hearing about the use of chemicals called phthalates in household products in response to petitions from...
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CANTON — A Carthage woman has filed an administrative appeal with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection of the eight-turbine wind project on Canton Mountain. Alice McKay Barnett, an...
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AUBURN — Before Auburn residents put out their recyclables, many check the calendar to see if it's the right week. After discovering it's not, some haul their bottles, cardboard, plastics and paper...
2014/07/27 13:16
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CONNOR, Maine — A Caribou man faces multiple charges after taking a car without the owner’s permission and crashing it next to the Madawaska River on Saturday night, according to Sgt. Brian Harris of...
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NEWPORT, Maine — People who live near Soil Preparation Inc., a controversial sludge processing plant in Plymouth, are upset with new draft odor limits set by the Maine Department of Environmental...
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BRUNSWICK, Maine — A meeting of an advisory group for a proposed train layover facility Thursday lapsed into an acrimonious exchange between opponents of the project and representatives of the agency...
2014/07/24 13:15
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ORRINGTON, Maine — What if the banana peels, coffee filters, diapers and other biodegradable material we throw into the kitchen trash can could be used to fill a gas can? Or made into pellets that...
2014/07/23 19:15
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BANGOR, Maine — The U.S. Department of Transportation rolled out a series of proposed new rail safety rules on Wednesday, including phasing out tens of thousands of older railway tanker cars used to...
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OXFORD — Engineers expect Oxford's proposed state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility will be up and running by next spring. At a recent selectmen's meeting, Woodard and Curran Vice-President...
2014/07/22 20:22
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At a selectmen’s meeting on Thursday evening, tensions flared over a proposed groundwater quality project related to the Natural Resources Damage Compensation Plan for the Portland-Bangor Waste Site...
2014/07/22 01:23
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PARIS — County officials are reviewing business proposals from local companies as they seek to find a new tenant for the Oxford County Regional Airport, according to County Administrator Scott...
2014/07/19 14:15
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Last October, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection announced it awarded a contract to Triumvirate Environmental Inc. of Somerville, Massachusetts. The contract called for the company to...
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HAMPDEN, Maine — Work is underway to remove the huge, rusty oil tanks that have stood along the Penobscot River, just over the Bangor line in Hampden, for more than half a century. Demolition began...
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MERRILL, Maine — A Merrill man was taken into custody on Tuesday evening several days after the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency worked to dismantle a suspected methamphetamine lab at a home he was...
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PHIILIPS – Four people have been arrested in connection to a methamphetamine “lab” after a Franklin County detective noticed evidence inside a vehicle he stopped Monday night that was consistent with...
2014/07/15 05:23
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RUMFORD — A spokesperson for the Maine Department of Environmental Protection said Monday that the six rail cars that slipped off the tracks Friday evening on Route 108 in Rumford were not carrying...
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HAMPDEN, Maine — Those who have ventured down to Turtle Head Park, located on the Penobscot River next to Hamlin’s Marina, might have noticed some big changes. The 8-1/2-acre site has a new parking...
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An application was filed with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection last month for a 40-foot by 64-foot structure. “It’s still in the design phase. The construction timeline is still being...
2014/07/12 03:23
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AUBURN – Earlier this summer, Tayelor Gosselin examined a boat as it was hauled out of Lake Auburn. A summer intern boat inspector, she asked the first-time boat owner if she could inspect their...
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